5. Quietest Place - Jace Clayton | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios





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Published on Apr 10, 2014

In which Jace Clayton, aka DJ /Rupture, challenges you to take a walk from where you live and find the quietest place. Once you're there, take it in for a moment and then make a short video or take some photos there.


1. Go outside and walk in the direction that is the quietest

2. Continue until you're in the quietest place possible

3. Take a moment to absorb it. Then document it through photography or video.

4. Upload it using #theartassignment

4. Fame and glory (your work might be in a future episode)

Learn more about Jace's work here: http://www.jaceclayton.com/

And hear him talk about his work here: https://vimeo.com/74155229

Artworks mentioned include John Cage's 4'33" (1952/53) and Charles Baudelaire's essay The Painter of Modern Life (1863).

Thanks to all of our participants!:

- Hank Green: @hankgreen, http://www.hankgreen.com

- Hannah Hart: @harto, http://www.helloharto.com/‎

- Brian DeGraw: http://www.beedeegee.com/

- Ransom Riggs and Tahereh Mafi:
@ransomriggs, http://www.ransomriggs.com
@TaherehMafi, http://www.taherehbooks.com

- The Gregory Brothers @gregorybrothers, http://www.thegregorybrothers.com/

Jace was in town as an artist in residence with the organization
We Are City: http://www.wearecity.us/

This episode was filmed in Indianapolis at Indy Reads Books: http://www.indyreadsbooks.org/



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